Lasane’s walk-off single delivers Southington past Ludlowe in LL final, to 19th state title

WEST HAVEN — As Jazmin Lasane made her slow trek to the batter’s box, she understood the gravity of the situation. With two outs and the winning run on third in the bottom of the seventh inning of the Class LL state championship, the pressure mounted for the senior who knew it could be the … Read more

Gallant pitches, powers Masuk past St. Joseph, to third-straight Class L title

STRATFORD – Masuk’s Kat Gallant didn’t want the moment to become too big. The situation begged for heroics. Masuk’s Class L softball final with St. Joseph was scoreless through three and a half innings on Saturday. Gallant chose to think small. A larger result followed. Click here for the complete story

State Championship Weekend Scoreboard: FCIAC teams claim five state crowns

Saturday, June 12 BASEBALL Class LL Norwalk 1, Westhill 0 – Norwalk wins its first state baseball championship SOFTBALL Class LL Southington 4, Ludlowe 3 Class L Masuk 2, St. Joseph 0 BOYS LACROSSE Class L Ridgefield 8, Fairfield Prep 5 Class S St. Joseph 13, East Catholic 9 – St. Joseph wins third consecutive … Read more

St. Joseph responds to four-run deficit, rallies past Ledyard into Class L fina

WEST HAVEN — There haven’t been many moments this season in which St. Joseph softball has trailed, but in Wednesday’s Class L semifinal game against Ledyard its resiliency prevailed. After falling behind 4-0 in the third inning, St. Joseph proceeded to post crooked numbers in the final four frames to win 11-5. Click here for … Read more

Ludlowe surrenders early home run, then blasts Trumbull away to reach first state final

WEST HAVEN — What Fairfield Ludlowe softball coach Lou Bunosso called “a once in a lifetime lineup” has catapulted the Falcons into uncharted territory. No. 2-seeded Ludlowe, fresh off its 11-1 victory over Trumbull in Wednesday’s Class LL semifinal at Frank Biondi Field in West Haven, will play No. 1 Southington for its first state … Read more

FCIAC’s state tournament semifinal scoreboard: Nine FCIAC teams will play for titles

Sixteen FCIAC teams remain in the hunt for state championships in baseball, softball, lacrosse and volleyball as the CIAC semifinals will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday. The breakdown of teams included the entire final four of the Class LL baseball tournament, as well as four girls lacrosse teams, three softball teams, three boys lacrosse … Read more

Trumbull offense erupts for 17 hits, tops Newtown to make Class LL semifinals

NEWTOWN — Trumbull’s softball season will continue. The No. 14 seed Eagles used a 17-hit attack and received six shutout innings from Mackenzie Bruggeman to defeat No. 11 Newtown 8-2 in the Class LL quarterfinals on Saturday. “We’ve been hitting very well in the tournament,” Trumbull coach Jacqui Sheftz said. “We are taking it one … Read more

Ludlowe’s Third Win Over Staples Good For Trip To Class LL Semifinals

FAIRFIELD — The first two steps of the Class LL Softball Tournament have been a prove-you-can-beat-a-team-three-times tour for Fairfield Ludlowe. And the FCIAC champion has proved up to the task. Ten days after needing a walkoff hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Staples in the conference semifinals, the Falcons made it … Read more

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard for Saturday, June 5

BASEBALL Class LL Quarterfinals Norwalk 10, Ridgefield 1 Brien McMahon 12, Newington 10 Greenwich 5, Warde 2 Westhill 6, Hall 4 Class L Quarterfinals Avon 10, Wilton 2 SOFTBALL Class LL Quarterfinals Ludlowe 6, Staples 1 Trumbull 8, Newtown 2 BOYS LACROSSE Class L Quarterfinals Fairfield Prep 14, Darien 10 Ridgefield 18, Simsbury 3 Wilton … Read more

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard for Fri., June 4

SOFTBALL Class LL Quarterfinals St. Joseph 9, Naugatuck 0 GIRLS LACROSSE Class L Quarterfinals Darien 15, Cheshire 4 Ludlowe 10, Greenwich 5 New Canaan 12, Wilton 9 Class M Quarterfinals St. Joseph 14, SHA 8 BOYS VOLLEYBALL Class L Quarterfinals Darien 3, Newtown 0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-16) Enfield 3, Ridgefield 0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-22) Class M … Read more